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April 1999

Bob Borrill, water supply process manager at West Midlands Region of Severn Trent Water, explains how the collection and interpretation of data, often provided by computer control systems, is vital in the drive to improve the standard of service provided to its customers.
Yorkshire Water Services, in common with other water companies, have been attempting to minimise the incidence of low level coliforms in distribution systems ­ with mixed success writes JG O'Neill public health scientist and J Banks process engineer at Yorkshire Water Services.
Although water leaving a treatment works is almost entirely free of lead, by the time it reaches the taps of about nine million homes it has picked up lead from the pipes and fittings. Andrew Elphinston, senior chemical engineer for Binnie Black & Veatch, examines the issues arising from plu
» Treating seasonal algal blooms
» SABINA puts waste minimisation to work on corporate sustainability
» Setting the standards in drainage
» Messing about on the river
» Pipes bursting with success
» Water resources and the April deadline


April 1998

safe working procedures must be followed in confined spaces It is not always easy to identify what constitutes a confined space. It is often the process that takes place in that area and the surrounding environment that creates the hazards within the confined space reports Tina Lillington of WTI.
David Left, head of Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE’s) Utilities National Interest Group (UNIG), explains the importance of partnerships.
South West Water's Hayle Sewage Treatment Plant Increased awareness and training has also dramatically reduced the number of accidents in South West Water. In 1996 the company also made an extra £1 million in profits due to a comprehensive health and safety management system, explains Brenda Lee Browne of the British Safety Council (BSC).
» Getting to grips with hand protection
» Designs on heat recovery from burning waste


April 1995



April 1990